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Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook

By : Jose R Ruiz
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Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook

By: Jose R Ruiz

Overview of this book

Oracle Essbase is a Multi-Dimensional Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) server, providing a rich environment for effectively developing custom analytic and enterprise performance management applications. Oracle Essbase enables business users to quickly model complex business scenarios. This practical cookbook shows you the advanced development techniques when building Essbase Applications and how to take these applications further. Packed with over 90 task-based and immediately reusable recipes, this book starts by showing you how to use a relational data model to build and load an Essbase cube and how to create a data source, prepare the mini schema, and work with the data elements in Essbase Studio. The book then dives into topics such as building the BSO cube, building the ASO cube, using EAS for development, creating Calculation Scripts and using MaxL to automate processes.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Oracle Essbase 11 Development Cookbook
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Using the Connection Wizard to set up an ASO cube

In this recipe, we will create a Data Source and minischema for the ASOsamp application. We will also set up joins for tables that have a recursive relationship, and identify the dimensions, attributes, and fact tables in our model. Finally, we will review why the ASO model is a good choice for the ASOsamp application.

Getting ready

To get started, open SQL Server Management Studio, and add a database called ASOsamp. We are using the SQL Server scripts in this example, but Oracle PL SQL scripts are available as well.

How to do it...

  1. Open up SQL Server Management Studio, click on the ASOsamp database, click on the File menu, select Open, and click on File .

  2. Open the script, 3265_04_01tsql.sql.

  3. Make sure that ASOsamp is selected in your Available Database window.

  4. Click on Execute.

  5. Click on the File menu, and then on Open, and click on File…. Open the script 3265_04_01_sampledata.sql.

  6. Make sure that ASOsamp is selected in your Available Database window...